We're not sure if actor-author-comedian-musician Steve Martin is really at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, but if his tweets about CES are all this funny it doesn't matter.
"I'd like to thank the Academy for this extraordinary honor. Congratulations to Matt Damon on his nomination. I'm especially grateful to Clint Eastwood, Invictus producer, Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of
"I am completely surprised and elated. Rob Marshall is not only a genius but an absolute joy to work with. I woke up every morning excited to collaborate with this amazingly talented group of actors. Filming this movie was such a special experience and to be nominated for this role makes me so happy."â¢ Penelope Cruz gives shout-outs to her director and her fabulous cast after receiving a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her turn in the musical Nine.
"This is more exhilarating than I could have ever imagined. What a tremendous honor from the academy - a blazing stamp in the passport of an artist that can never be taken away and will always be cherished."â¢ And we thought diffusing bombs was exciting! Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner reacts to nabbing his first Oscar nomination.
"I thought I was managing my expectations, but on hearing the news I discovered new and unfamiliar vocal tones. Perhaps I should do another musical."â¢ Colin Firth on being nominated as Best Actor for A Single Man.
"I'm very happy and honored for Christopher, myself and our film. I think Tolstoy himself would have been perplexed by all this, but, Sofya his wife would have been over the moon. So in that spirit, I am too."â¢ Helen Mirren reacts to her Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role as Leo Tolstoy's wife in The Last Station.The 82nd annual Academy Awards, to be co-hosted by Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, take place Sunday, March 7, and will air live on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
A love story for the aged -- not just for the ages -- works only when its actors are the ones an audience puts on a pedestal, such as Meryl Streep, the newly crowned elder stateswoman of the romantic comedy.
John Hughes, the producer, writer and director whose 1980s films such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Some Kind of Wonderful" offered a sharp-eyed look at teenagers and their social habits, has died, according to a statement from his representative. He was 59.
We were scheduled to speak with Steve Martin just after his sound check for a concert in Los Angeles to benefit the city's public libraries. We pulled into the parking structure 45 minutes early when my cell phone rang. It was Martin's publicist.
U.S. Attorney Robert E. O'Neill got the jury in the Wesley Snipes trial laughing on Tuesday – no small feat in a tax-evasion trial – bringing up Steve Martin and his King Tut routine. From that he launched into the comedian's "How to Make a Million Dollars and Not Pay Taxes."
This year's recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, which were handed out in a glittering ceremony last night in the nation's capitol, is quite the list of luminaries. Making up the talented quintet are: Beach Boy Brian Wilson, Academy award-winning director Martin Scorsese, singer supreme Diana Ross, actor-comedian Steve Martin and pianist-conductor Leon Fleisher, whose story of losing the use of his right hand was told in the 2007 Academy Award-nominated short subject documentary, "Two Hands."
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Steve Martin scholars in search of a thesis topic are encouraged to analyze the inspiration the complicated comedian draws from the mysteries of his own pants. Consider: Martin's great, silent stage act, ''The Great Flydini,'' consists of pulling an abundance of objects from his open zipper. And now in "The Pink Panther," playing the role of bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau, first made famous by Peter Sellers in Blake Edwards' 1964 caper of the same name, Martin once again brings his trousers to the party.
As movies prepare to go from fast-paced and gas-guzzling this summer to introspective and Oscar-aspiring in the fall, let's have a look at films that might be picking moviegoers' pockets a scant 10 months from now.
Investigators in Ohio will conduct tests on a bullet taken from a minivan Wednesday afternoon to determine if the vehicle and its driver were the target of another highway shooting in the Columbus area.
Authorities in Ohio said Thursday they want to talk to the owners of four vehicles captured in grainy images on a gas station's videotape about one of the 18 related shootings along Interstate 270 near Columbus.